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Definitions of hood

  1. protective covering consisting of a hinged metal part that covers the engine
  2. metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
  3. an aggressive and violent young criminal
  4. cover with a hood; " The bandits were hooded"
  5. a headdress that protects the head and face
  6. the folding roof of a carriage
  7. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; " there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; " the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
  8. State; condition.
  9. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
  10. A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
  11. A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.
  12. A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
  13. An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
  14. A covering for a horse's head.
  15. A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
  16. Anything resembling a hood in form or use
  17. The top or head of a carriage.
  18. A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
  19. A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
  20. The top of a pump.
  21. A covering for a mortar.
  22. A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  23. The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
  24. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood- shaped appendage.
  25. To cover; to hide; to blind.
  26. The hood- shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; - called also helmet.
  27. A soft wrapper or covering for the head; a head- covering attached to a monk's or woman's cloak; something resembling such a head- covering; a folding cover for a carriage; an ornamental fold hanging down the back denoting a university degree; a cowl.
  28. To cover or furnish with, or as with, a hood.
  29. A covering for the head: anything resembling a hood: an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown.
  30. To cover with a hood: to blind.
  31. HOODED.
  32. Covering for the head, attached to a garment.
  33. To cover with a hood.
  34. Condition; state; as, childhood.
  35. To cover with a hood; hide.
  36. A covering for the head and back of the neck.
  37. A covering for the head; a cowl; anything to be drawn over the head to cover it; an ornamental fold at the back of a graduate to mark his degree; anything resembling a hood.
  38. To put a hood on; to cover; to blind.
  39. A covering for the head and shoulders, attached to a cloak or a monk's frock at the back of the collar; a covering drawn upon the head and wrapping round it, leaving the face only exposed; a covering for a hawk's head; an ornamental fold which hangs down the back of a graduate to mark his degree; in bot., a concave petal resembling a monk's hood.
  40. To dress or cover with a hood.
  41. A common postfix, denoting quality, state, condition, character, as manhood, priesthood.
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Quotes of hood

  1. A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed. – Michael Behe
  2. I came back to the hood and got in those streets and started doing whatever it took for me to provide. – Young Buck
  3. We found a way to make things look great to the human eye through the window of a graphical web browser without worrying about what everything looked like under the hood – Mike Davidson
  4. In my own area, Hood Canal, we are working with the USGS on dealing with this oxygenation problem. – Norm Dicks
  5. I can remember being in my pram: children stayed in their prams much longer then than they do now. A big bouncy pram with black covers and a hood with metal clips that could trap your fingers. I was looking up at my sister who was sitting on the pram seat, with her back to me. – Helen Dunmore
  6. They keep the song as street as it needs to be. It's got a good catchy hook where it can do what it needs to do on the radio, but they keep the song street where it will keep credibility in the hood – Jermaine Dupri
  7. HATE, even if it's making money. is an underground movie, that's how it was made. It's a film about police brutality in the largest sense, it's about the whole of society and not just about the hood – Mathieu Kassovitz
  8. Hood films now are made by studios and have nothing to do with the reality they supposedly represent. – Mathieu Kassovitz
  9. I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood – Paul Newman
  10. The greatest competitor was Bob Gibson. He worked so fast out there and he always had the hood up. He always wanted to close his own deal. He never talked to you because he was battling so hard. I sure as hell don't miss batting against him, but I miss him in the game. – Pete Rose
  11. Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse- tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and low income Americans suffer. – Jose Serrano
  12. Is it sufficient that you have learned to drive the car, or shall we look and see what is under the hood Most people go through life without ever knowing. – June Singer
  13. Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power. – Gloria Steinem

Usage examples for hood

  1. I crawled into my sleeping- bag, made a hood of my Navajo blanket, and peeping from under it, watched the fire and the flickering shadows. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. He wrapped his cloak more closely about him and seated himself in his elegant carriage with the hood thrown back. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  3. It is a crimson hood and I knew I was nice in it, from the look of Sir Lionel's eyes. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. What have you in your pretty basket, little Red Riding- Hood – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  5. Robin Hood and his men! – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  6. Penny lifted the hood to look at the motor. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  7. A cloak was gathered tightly round her, showing nothing of her dress and little of her figure, and the hood of it was pulled so low down that little of her face was visible. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  8. Go up there and take your place as though you were Chandra Dass- with the hood on, they can't tell the difference. –  by
  9. He's pulled the wide collar up over his head like a hood – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  10. The Hawk's men were at their quarters, and when Lieutenant Hood saw his prize slipping from his grasp his forward six- pounders began to speak. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  11. A large scarlet cloak covered her white linen dress, and its hood was drawn partially over her head. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  12. Of course it was very nice to think of poor Red Riding Hood not being eaten up, if one could have managed to believe it. – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  13. Captain Hood went on board the Admiral; at 3h. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I by Sir John Ross
  14. She was in her hood and her face looked out of it like a flower. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. She wrapped herself from head to foot in a long white opera cloak, pulled the hood over her head, seized her gloves and fan and opened the door. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  16. " Let us go over the points again," said Hood calmly. – The Madness of May by Meredith Nicholson
  17. " But it doesn't fit him," cried Hood impatiently. – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  18. " Perfectly, Lieutenant," responded a low voice, muffled under the hood – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  19. That's what the wolf said to Little Red Riding- Hood if I remember correctly. – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. That's why I came to- day instead of Mr. Hood – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster

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